When we think about revolutions in the context of history and the social sciences, we are referring to what the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines as: "a sudden, radical, or complete change" in the social, political, or economic order of society. Revolutions can happen through armed struggles, think about the American Revolution or the Mexican Revolution, or through rapid changes in technology and societal value, such as the Industrial Revolution. This page focus on how to study revolutions in the context of the history of Latin America by showing you where to find primary sources (both in English and Spanish).
Revolutions can be studied from various perspectives, from the sociopolitical and economic impact on society to their impact on the arts (music, paintings, films, etc.). Consider that as you explore the different primary sources available on this page!